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Thomas Campbell, M.D.

Family Medicine, Primary Care

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Appointment: (585) 341-9925

Office: (585) 341-9925

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Dr. Campbell is a board-certified family physician. Thomas is executive director of a nonprofit organization in Ithaca, NY partnering with eCornell (Cornell University's online education organization) to promote optimal nutrition through science-based education, advocacy, and research. A graduate of Cornell University, Thomas, with his father T. Colin Campbell, PhD, co-authored "The China Study, The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and The Startling Implications for Diet, Weight-Loss, and Long-Term Health." The book has been a worldwide bestseller. Dr. Campbell continues to have a particularly strong interest in nutrition and lifestyle counseling. With strong evidence that many of the most common chronic diseases can be prevented and treated with lifestyle changes, Dr. Campbell strives to partner with patients to support them in helping them improve their health.



  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/25/2011 - 06/24/2013
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital

06/25/2010 - 06/24/2011
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital


Excellence in Family medicine
Sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians
Location: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine


Journal Articles

Campbell T. "A plant-based diet and stroke." Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC.. 2017 May 0; 14(5):321-326.

Bodai BI, Nakata TE, Wong WT, Clark DR, Lawenda S, Tsou C, Liu R, Shiue L, Cooper N, Rehbein M, Ha BP, Mckeirnan A, Misquitta R, Vij P, Klonecke A, Mejia CS, Dionysian E, Hashmi S, Greger M, Stoll S, Campbell TM. "Lifestyle Medicine: A Brief Review of Its Dramatic Impact on Health and Survival." The Permanente journal.. 2017 22

Campbell TM, 2nd, Campbell TC. "Plant-Based Diets for Cardiovascular Disease: A Brief Review". Integrative Medicine Alert. 2013; 16(3): 37-42.

Books & Chapters

Book Title: The Campbell plan: the simple way to lose weight and reverse illness, using the China study's whole-food, plant-based diet
Author List: Campbell TM
Published By: Rodale Books2015 in Emmaus, Pennsylvania

Book Title: The China study : the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and t
Author List: Campbell TC, Campbell TM
Published By: Benbella Books2005 in Dallas, TX